CME Exclusives: Gibson Guitars

For over 20 years Gibson Custom has been carrying on their legacy of American craftsmanship and human ingenuity. They firmly believe that there rem...

CME Exclusive: Harbor Blue ES-335

Our marketing wunderkind Evan is proud to present our exclusive Harbor Blue Gibson ES-335 Dot. One of 17 made during the final production run at Gi...

CME Exclusives: Gretsch Masterbuilt

Long time players in the world of Custom guitars—Stephen Stern's team at Gretsch wants you to know they can truly do it all. These '55 Penguin beau...

CME Exclusives: Fender Player Jazzmasters

Nathaniel is gunning for Shelby’s job, so we wanted to see if the Manchester jazz master could out-Jazzmaster the Jazzmaster master. He does his be...

CME Exclusives: Effects Pedals

If you're looking to explore the outer limits of tonal space on your guitar, synth, or anything that can be funneled through a 1/4" input, Earthqua...

The Ultimate Guide to Strings

Strings, despite their obvious importance, seem to be the thing most guitarists know the least about, but the string you use can shape your tone an...

What's the Deal with Koa?

What is koa? Found on the big island of Hawaii and made from the Hawaiian acacia koa tree, this tropical hardwood blends the midrange of mahogany w...

Fender: The Journey of the Jazzmaster

History has a fickle way of deciding what we find to be important, and when. Some things seem to withstand the test of time, while others ebb and f...

Jeff Tweedy: "Let's Go (So We Can Get Back)"

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy has a new book: Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc. !

Player Grade Vintage Guitars

Unmodified vintage instruments in excellent condition fetch the kind of top dollar that not every musician, or even every collector, can justify...

Nanthaniel Riffs - The Beatles "Yesterday" on a Gibson ES-335

Guitar Hero Nathaniel Murphy, aka, @zeppelinbarnatra is a masterful tune tweaker. He continues to inspire us with his rendition of The Beatles "Yes...

Nathaniel Murphy Plays Elton John's "Your Song" on a Gretsch White Falcon

Nathaniel Murphy does his best "Rocket Man" impersonation on a gorgeous Gretsch G6136T-55GE Golden Era 1955 White Falcon.My song, "Your Song", once...